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Box Office Star Records > Worldwide > Lifetime Acting > Top Worldwide Stars

Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office


See also: Top Worldwide Leading Stars - Top Worldwide Supporting Stars - Top Worldwide Live Action Stars - Top Worldwide Above the Line Stars - Top Worldwide Below the Line Stars - Top Worldwide Cameo Stars - Top Domestic Stars - Top International Stars

The figures represent the total amount of worldwide revenue generated by all the movies a star has appeared in over their lifetime.

In this chart, we include all roles, including voice roles, cameos, and minor supporting roles.

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Stan Lee
Best known as an Executive Producer based on credits in that role in 46 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($2,009,954,709 in 2018), The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Black Panther ($1,346,706,161 in 2018), Iron Man 3 ($1,215,392,272 in 2013), Captain America: Civil War ($1,153,304,495 in 2016), Spider-Man 3 ($894,860,230 in 2007), Spider-Man: Homecoming ($880,210,429 in 2017), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 ($862,889,714 in 2017), Thor: Ragnarok ($850,650,283 in 2017)

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Samuel L. Jackson
Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 51 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($2,009,954,709 in 2018), The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Jurassic Park ($1,038,812,584 in 1993), Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace ($1,027,044,677 in 1999), Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith ($848,998,877 in 2005), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($714,401,889 in 2014), Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones ($656,695,615 in 2002), Iron Man 2 ($621,156,389 in 2010), The Incredibles ($614,726,752 in 2004)

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Frank Welker
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 109 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Transformers: Dark of the Moon ($1,123,790,543 in 2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction ($1,104,039,076 in 2014), Alice in Wonderland ($1,025,491,110 in 2010), The Lion King ($987,413,217 in 1994), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ($836,519,699 in 2009), Independence Day ($817,400,878 in 1996), Coco ($800,120,199 in 2017), Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted ($746,921,271 in 2012), Beauty and the Beast ($608,435,483 in 1991), The Smurfs ($563,749,323 in 2011)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Stan Lee $24,770,915,471 43 $576,067,802
2 Samuel L. Jackson $20,188,376,851 130 $155,295,207
3 Frank Welker $15,956,652,667 109 $146,391,309
4 Bob Bergen $15,467,761,094 59 $262,165,442
5 Warwick Davis $15,065,131,794 24 $627,713,825
6 John Ratzenberger $14,410,529,737 46 $313,272,386
7 Andy Serkis $13,354,401,780 31 $430,787,154
8 Robert Downey, Jr. $12,282,103,717 66 $186,092,481
9 Scarlett Johansson $11,712,984,417 47 $249,212,434
10 Alan Tudyk $11,580,436,296 34 $340,601,068
11 Hugo Weaving $11,205,365,529 37 $302,847,717
12 Idris Elba $11,072,175,780 38 $291,373,047
13 Cate Blanchett $11,042,024,795 52 $212,346,631
14 Gary Oldman $11,004,294,073 51 $215,770,472
15 Ian McKellen $10,840,883,595 40 $271,022,090
16 Alan Rickman $10,777,466,652 39 $276,345,299
17 Paul Bettany $10,536,494,799 31 $339,886,929
18 Vin Diesel $10,495,546,977 32 $327,985,843
19 Morgan Freeman $10,463,995,907 83 $126,072,240
20 Dwayne Johnson $10,351,198,884 43 $240,725,555
21 Mickie McGowan $10,177,503,599 27 $376,944,578
22 Tom Hanks $10,134,120,308 60 $168,902,005
23 Johnny Depp $10,113,500,946 67 $150,947,775
24 Robbie Coltrane $10,067,666,398 37 $272,099,092
25 Stanley Tucci $10,025,862,049 78 $128,536,693
26 Liam Neeson $10,013,994,733 84 $119,214,223
27 Tom Cruise $9,969,744,795 46 $216,733,583
28 Harrison Ford $9,708,906,224 51 $190,370,710
29 Helena Bonham Carter $9,702,520,959 46 $210,924,369
30 Emma Watson $9,695,564,836 18 $538,642,491
31 Bill Hader $9,610,480,502 40 $240,262,013
32 Simon Pegg $9,534,254,299 35 $272,407,266
33 Don Cheadle $9,448,339,368 42 $224,960,461
34 Ralph Fiennes $9,438,236,195 50 $188,764,724
35 Chris Evans $9,433,225,158 33 $285,855,308
36 Orlando Bloom $9,414,187,250 29 $324,627,147
37 Zoe Saldana $9,308,927,307 41 $227,047,007
38 Jack Angel $9,106,836,947 27 $337,290,257
39 Sherry Lynn $9,098,057,545 25 $363,922,302
40 Jeremy Renner $9,090,895,435 29 $313,479,153
41 Julie Walters $9,066,075,509 30 $302,202,517
42 Stellan Skarsgård $9,065,028,859 53 $171,038,280
43 Gwyneth Paltrow $9,033,455,108 45 $200,743,447
44 Jess Harnell $9,021,287,576 19 $474,804,609
45 Willem Dafoe $8,710,410,517 83 $104,944,705
46 Bill Farmer $8,699,177,642 22 $395,417,166
47 Maggie Smith $8,680,747,946 44 $197,289,726
48 Anthony Daniels $8,675,076,642 11 $788,643,331
49 Geoffrey Rush $8,610,575,995 39 $220,784,000
50 Chris Hemsworth $8,584,156,164 22 $390,188,917
51 Michelle Rodriguez $8,576,415,179 28 $306,300,542
52 Timothy Spall $8,550,709,273 52 $164,436,717
53 Tom Felton $8,494,601,480 22 $386,118,249
54 Daniel Radcliffe $8,400,927,075 22 $381,860,322
55 Michael Caine $8,389,581,002 71 $118,163,113
56 Benedict Cumberbatch $8,380,732,341 30 $279,357,745
57 Michael Gambon $8,366,445,337 47 $178,009,475
58 Matt Damon $8,364,768,166 66 $126,738,912
59 Elizabeth Banks $8,239,454,158 50 $164,789,083
60 J.K. Simmons $8,155,477,294 69 $118,195,323
61 Tyrese Gibson $8,150,699,103 19 $428,984,163
62 Mark Ruffalo $8,124,510,027 43 $188,942,094
63 Jon Favreau $8,093,827,717 39 $207,534,044
64 Luke Evans $8,002,949,282 20 $400,147,464
65 John Goodman $7,955,542,988 81 $98,216,580
66 Matthew Lewis $7,933,182,532 11 $721,198,412
67 Bradley Cooper $7,894,109,198 34 $232,179,682
68 Bruce Willis $7,885,566,657 87 $90,638,697
69 Emma Thompson $7,844,635,537 46 $170,535,555
70 Danny Mann $7,836,364,456 16 $489,772,779
71 Woody Harrelson $7,783,357,125 70 $111,190,816
72 Rupert Grint $7,771,560,905 16 $485,722,557
73 Geraldine Somerville $7,768,688,651 11 $706,244,423
74 Brad Pitt $7,765,218,524 51 $152,259,187
75 Will Smith $7,749,010,213 34 $227,912,065
76 Devon Murray $7,741,278,705 10 $774,127,871
77 Josh Herdman $7,727,156,777 9 $858,572,975
78 James Phelps $7,727,156,777 9 $858,572,975
79 Oliver Phelps $7,727,156,777 8 $965,894,597
80 Bonnie Wright $7,727,156,777 10 $772,715,678
81 Owen Wilson $7,625,665,081 53 $143,880,473
82 Robin Williams $7,618,561,803 73 $104,363,860
83 Chris Pratt $7,617,472,366 23 $331,194,451
84 Mark Williams $7,601,401,156 15 $506,760,077
85 Jason Isaacs $7,594,793,776 40 $189,869,844
86 Sigourney Weaver $7,593,797,945 61 $124,488,491
87 John Cleese $7,538,665,071 50 $150,773,301
88 Cameron Diaz $7,476,565,488 39 $191,706,807
89 Brendan Gleeson $7,451,858,363 53 $140,601,101
90 Laraine Newman $7,431,253,749 17 $437,132,573
91 Martin Klebba $7,429,389,583 43 $172,776,502
92 Hugh Jackman $7,390,279,748 38 $194,481,046
93 Christopher Lee $7,349,887,245 35 $209,996,778
94 Jim Broadbent $7,300,272,999 65 $112,311,892
95 Michael Papajohn $7,282,058,609 36 $202,279,406
96 Anthony Mackie $7,264,751,495 43 $168,947,709
97 Domhnall Gleeson $7,238,319,110 22 $329,014,505
98 Eddie Murphy $7,204,997,273 43 $167,558,076
99 Kristen Wiig $7,158,901,521 42 $170,450,036
100 Judi Dench $7,083,787,085 44 $160,995,161

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Stan Lee: By Edward Liu (Stan "The Man" Lee) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Samuel L. Jackson: By pinguino k (originally posted to Flickr as samuel l jackson) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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